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Surgery for ligament tear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi doctor
User :   anyone there?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status
User :   Age 19
User :   male occupation student Marital status single
Doctor :   ok
User :   I had an ankle fracture 7 months bacck..
User :   the fracture was only a small crack to the base of tibia
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the ligament tear was grade 3
User :   the ligaments have still not healed..
User :   is a surgery necessary or will the ligaments heal if given more time
User :   ?
Doctor :   surgery is a must for ligament tear
User :   okay... how much will it cost?
User :   okay... thanks for your time
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